The first table below looks at the demand for the Automation Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Specialist
Rank 326 322 320
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Specialist 5 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.040% 0.033% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.036% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Average salary £65,000 £51,250 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.82% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £48,250 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £54,250 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -6.09%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11399 11143 12220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.31% 93.29% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9544 9777 11135
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Automation Specialist
London

Automation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Specialist in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Automation Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Specialist across the City of London region.

Automation Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

Automation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Automation Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Specialist in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
4 4 (50.00%) Open Source
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (50.00%) JUnit
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Ruby
5 3 (37.50%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) SOA
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) Big Data
5 3 (37.50%) Groovy
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
7 1 (12.50%) JIRA
7 1 (12.50%) Retail
7 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
7 1 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading

Automation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Automation Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
2 4 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) Hudson
4 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Front Office
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 3 (37.50%) Groovy
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP
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